New API for Google URL Shortener
11 Jan 2011
Google launched a much anticipated API for the Google URL shortener today as part of the Google Code Labs
The Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link that is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends.
The Google URL Shortener API allows you to interact with the service via a RESTful interface, and returns JSON data structures. Here is the API Overview
, as well as the Getting Started Guide
Google has added to its new API console allowing developers to explore and get familiar with the API interface quickly.